Relaxation

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Relaxation stands quite generally for a release of tension, a return to equilibrium.

In the sciences, the term is used in the following ways:

In mathematics:

In computer science:

In physiology, hypnosis, meditation, recreation:

  • Relaxation (psychology), the emotional state of low tension
  • Relaxation technique, an activity that helps a person to relax
  • Relaxation can induced using breathing techniques. Long exhalation creates a relaxed pose. Making the temple of head and the upper lips relaxed helps keep a relaxed state.


In ecclesiastical law:

  • relaxation in person, transfer of a condemned person so that secular authorities execute a death sentence

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